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Problem with Linux Mint 9


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Well I want to try Linux Mint 9; so I burned the .ISO to a USB ( Only way I can do it, don't ask why ) :)

And when I reboot, nothing happens, Just goes into Windows

What do I do?
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Flash drives have to be set up to boot differently than just an ISO on a disk. Pendrive Linux
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I used a USB Burner to format the pen drive. I've done it before, confused why it isn't working
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Are you sure that your system is setup to boot from the CD before the hard drive?
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If I set it up to boot from the CD first, how do i change it back
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The same way you set it up to boot from the CD first, but you don't really need to change it back. If there is no disk in the CD drive, then it will boot from the hard drive.
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Sorry for the late reply, I used it on a different computer and now I understand BIOS and stuff :)

Okay well, when I was trying to partition (on this computer, the one from OP), and it told me to drag the little clicker thing, I could only drag it and give it 10 GB of space? I wanted to give it about 38 GB. If I setup an NTFS partition, can I install it onto the free space, and not effect windows?
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how is your pc partitioned now? do you have windows installed yet or are you planning on doing it later? ubuntu has wubi built in which lets you install it on the same partition as windows, seeing as how mint is basically ubuntu i'm sure it does as well. might be an option to keep in mind.
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Only use Fedora now :)
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